Units Affected 4648270 The Cummins diesel has always been a popular choice within the Ram nee Dodge Ram Heavy Duty pickup truck lineup, and a recent recall will see 186,099 Ram 2500 and 3500 Heavy Duty trucks flagged for abnormally high levels of soot production. The main complaint is that the rear wheels can lock up. Still gets 20+ mpg on the hwy. Hopefully he will get paid and they will extend the warranty on my piece of junk. Mitsubishi owners will be notified by their company.
Personally my next vehicle will definitely be a dodge, but i might stick with a used 5. Eventually you will have trouble with the emissions equipment, but likely not until or after the 100k mile mark. As noted, there were several programming issues with the original installations, but there is very little way this could have impact on engine reliability. I have not worked with 2012 or 2013 rams, but I here very good things on interior and build quality. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator, free of charge.
The affected vehicles are equipped with a dual-stage driver frontal air bag that may be susceptible to moisture intrusion which, over time, could cause the inflator to rupture. Keep conversations productive, on topic and civil. Dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. The ones that complain don't listen to us old pros. Both these issues have been addressed in the 2010 models at least according to Dodge. How about better mileage, more power and increased driveability? In certain vehicles, the windshield wiper module motor assembly is susceptible to water intrusion. These traps inject diesel fuel to increase temperature during regeneration cycles which burn off the trapped soot; this is one of the major reasons all 2007 and later diesels have lower fuel efficiency than earlier enginers.
That's where we come in. But I also like Ford. An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death. When dealing with us your dealing with a shop that works on the whole truck! This issue can possibly result in a loss of steering. No cell service, three kids under four in the middle of no where while it was snowing. Polaraco what year was yours? Units Affected 4648270 The Cummins diesel has always been a popular choice within the Ram nee Dodge Ram Heavy Duty pickup truck lineup, and a recent recall will see 186,099 Ram 2500 and 3500 Heavy Duty trucks flagged for abnormally high levels of soot production. No warning lights on - see history.
I am sure Cummins is not happy about getting a bad rap with this. Disclaimer: The opinions expressed here are the views of the individual and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of The Chronicle of the Horse. Pick you up at the airport. But even with Chrysler's efficiency-enhancing Multi-Displacement System, that can deactivate four cylinders under light-load cruising conditions, real-world mpg will still peak in the mid-teens with either the six-speed manual transmission or the available five-speed automatic. This major recall might be the final nail in the coffin for a few owners of these high-performance Dodges. We will know you did it regardless of trying to hide it in the log files and the warranty on your motor will be null and void right there.
This article applies to the Dodge Ram 4th Generation 2009-Present. Brand new Dodges have gone up in recent years too. I came here for honest advice from mature people who have experience. This is all Chryslers doing. Maybe it is great now.
The Duramax has also faced class action suits. But I wouldn't trade it for any other brand. Both these issues have been addressed in the 2010 models at least according to Dodge. Once registered please introduce yourself. We checked with several diesel mechanics before buying it and they all said it was a great truck. For starters, this new engine would come with the highest factory flywheel power rating, a whopping 350 horsepower and 650 lb. Luckily my husband came looking for us.
Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-247-9753. On or about February 27, 2014, Chrysler ceased its recall remedy program due to parts quality concerns, and then re-initiated it on or about April 14, 2014. We shall see how this goes. If you know someone that has one of these, please forward this to them. We want to help you and sell you what you actually need. The main difference with the 2013 will be the urea, which some view as a nuisance, but you should already be used to. Vehicles that were previously remedied under recall 11V350 are also affected by this campaign.
But even the 2500 Laramie Quad Cab 4x4 we drove was still capable of accelerating from zero to 60 miles per hour in about seven seconds. However the interior seats is the only this that I can say I am not impressed with, because they should have made them with more cushion for better comfort. Let's go over your situation or problems that you are having! Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-247-9753. This is all Chryslers doing. Pick you up at the airport. Exactly what I wanted all along. All of my Cummins ran on the 5.
I have 36,100 miles on it, and couldn't even get home, which happened to be the nearest town. Oxygen sensors full of soot and temp sensor siezed to particulate filter, ect. I didn't just start guys. I've done a little work on the 6. These inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.